Dry trend continues today. Tracie Hunter wants new trial

Good morning, Tri-State!

Our dry trend continues today. After a chilly start with patchy frost and morning lows in the 30s and 40s, we will warm to near normal temperatures with sunshine this afternoon.

Tonight will be partly cloudy and chilly with a low of 40 degrees.

The streak of sunny weather will dominate the forecast this weekend with temperatures pushing 70 degrees by Bengals Sunday! Our next chance for rain arrives Tuesday.

FOX19 NOW's Frank Marzullo and Catherine Bodak are live all morning with the latest weather

Staples announced earlier this week it is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue. The office supplies retailer said that if it turns up any data discrepancies during its investigation, customers won't be responsible for fraudulent activity on their credit cards as long as it is reported in a timely manner. FOX19's Sara Celi is live with all the latest information and how you can protect yourself.

Hamilton County Juvenile Court Judge Tracie Hunter, now a convicted felon, wants a new trial. Her attorney, Clyde Bennett II, filed a motion Wednesday requesting a new trial, claiming two jurors were pressured to agree on a guilty verdict for Hunter. Jurors Rakesha Holmes and William Smith signed sworn statements claiming their verdict of guilty on one of nine charges was in fact not their true verdict, Bennett will be live in the FOX19 NOW studio this morning explaining the latest legal move in this case. FOX19 NOW's legal analyst Mike Allen also will be here to discuss the issue.

An East Price Hill robbery victim fought back late Wednesday, putting one of his assailants in the hospital, Cincinnati police said. The man refused to turn over his items when two men approached him on Elberon Avenue. He smashed one of the robber's faces into a car. The second suspect fired a gunshot, but it missed. He ran off, leaving his accomplice behind who was taken to a hospital and will face charges.

A man has been apprehended at the White House after jumping the fence Wednesday. The man, wearing white shorts and a dark shirt, was brought down by Secret Service dogs. Video shows him kicking and punching at the dogs before being taken into custody.  It's the second time someone has been apprehended for scaling the fence in a month. 

The writing is on the wall for gay marriage bans in Kansas, Montana and South Carolina after federal appeals courts that oversee those states have made clear that keeping gay and lesbian couples from marrying is unconstitutional. But officials in the three states are refusing to allow same-sex couples to obtain marriage licenses without a court order directing them to do so. It could be another month or more before the matter is settled.

All of this and more on FOX19 NOW morning news!

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